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Spring Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest Information

Registration for all Spring Contests:

The registration process will only allow you to pay with a credit card. Please click on the link below and select "register" for the 2019 Spring Judging Contests. 

  • You might be asked to login to your AMSA account if you need help with your username or password please email Rachel Adams.
  • Select the contests you are registering for in the left hand column. If you have more than 8 students on your team, you will need to select the Individual Fee for each contest. Update the number of individuals in your Shopping Cart. For example, if you have a team of 10, you will purchase 2 Individual Fees per contest.
  • After selecting your contest(s) proceed to check out. After selecting your address you will be asked to pay with a credit card.
  • After confirming payment you will receive a confirmation email, this email is your receipt. If you need a different invoice please send an email to information@meatscience.org.
  • If you need to be invoiced, please call Rachel Adams 1-800-517-AMSA ext. 14 

Click here to register

IMCA Code of Conduct & Good Manufacturing Practices

Please note that all contestants in the Intercollegiate Meat Judging program are required to complete and adhere to the Intercollegiate Meat Coaches Association's code of conduct and GMP form. 

  Code of Conduct Form   

IMCA Meat Judging GMP Form

Contest & Hotel Information:

National Western Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest- January 20, JBS, Greeley, Colorado

A student mixer and coaches meeting will be held at the Corporate JBS Facility in Greeley, CO on Saturday, January 19th.  The contest will take place at the JBS Beef facility in Greeley, CO on January 20th beginning with registration for the Senior Division at 5:45am in the main cafeteria, followed by the A-division registration at 8:00am.  The banquet will be on Monday, January 21st at 7:30am at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Denver.

Official Committee:
Dr. Tom Carr - Chair
Dr. Jerry Cannon - Hormel Foods
Brenna Klauer - Pilgrim's Pride
McKensie Harris - University of Wyoming
Ryan Person - Person Consulting
Dr. Randy Harp - Texas A&M University-Commerce

Holiday Inn, Greeley, CO, 2563 W 29th St  -- (Changing to Hampton Inn in January)
Rate $100/+tax; Cut off Date: December 7, 2018
Call 970-330-7495 to make reservations - Block Name: Meat Judging Group

DoubleTree by Hilton, Denver, CO, 3203 Quebec Street
Rate $125/+tax
Call Melissa Kinzie at 303-262-7729 to make reservations

Southwestern Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest- February 3, Frontier Meats, Fort Worth, Texas

The coaches meeting will be held on February 2nd at the Holiday Inn Express, at 6pm.  The contest will take place at Frontier Meats facility in Fort Worth, Texas on February 3rd beginning with registration for the Senior Division at 5:45am.  The plant requires all participants to sign in so please allow time for entering the facility.  The A-Division registration will begin at 8:00am.  The banquet will be on Monday, February 4th on the FWSSR complex grounds in the Stage Coach Room.  Parking is on the west side of the Exhibit Hall. 

Official Committee:
Dr. Jeff Savell - Chair, Texas A&M University
Deidrea Mabry - AMSA
Morgan Pfeiffer - Oklahoma State University
Trent Schwartz - Texas A&M University
Heather Rode - Tyson Foods
Loni Lucherk - Texas Tech University


Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, 6351 North Freeway @ Western Center Blvd.
Rate $114/+tax; Cut off Date: January 5, 2019
Click here to make reservations

Featured Winners

  •   Koby Valentine  

    Koby Valentine 
    High Individual 
    2018 International- Senior Division

  • Megan Ziegenhagen 

Megan Ziegenhagen 
High Individual 
2018 Cargill High Plains- A Division

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